Fedora 17 : sudo-1.8.6p7-1.fc17 (2013-3270)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65619


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- update to 1.8.6p7

- fixes CVE-2013-1775 and CVE-2013-1776

- fixed several packaging issues (thanks to ville.skytta at iki.fi)

- build with system zlib.

- let rpmbuild strip libexecdir/*.so.

- own the %%{_docdir}/sudo-* dir.

- fix some rpmlint warnings (spaces vs tabs, unescaped macros).

- fix bogus %%changelog dates.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected sudo package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65619

File Name: fedora_2013-3270.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/20

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sudo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/02

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Mac OS X Sudo Password Bypass)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1775, CVE-2013-1776

BID: 58203, 58207

FEDORA: 2013-3270